Leptin protein level in pressure-overloaded hearts. Leptin protein level in the control rat hearts (control) and pressure-loaded rat hearts (banding) at 4 weeks after surgery. Leptin content in hearts was determined with Western blot analysis. GAPDH was measured as an internal control. n=2 in each group.
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